Future engineering work

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No trains to or from London Cannon Street on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 December

Start date
02/12/2017  00:00
End date
03/12/2017 
Route affected
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All routes to and from London Cannon Street

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Cannon Street and New Cross / Charlton all weekend, closing some lines

Trains will not run to or from London Cannon Street.

London Cannon Street - Hayes

On Saturday, a reduced service (half hourly) will run between London Charing Cross and Hayes. A half hourly train service will also run between New Cross and Hayes.

On Sunday, trains will not run. Alternative train services will be available between London Charing Cross and Lewisham and buses will run between Lewisham and Hayes, calling at all stations.

London Cannon Street - Dartford / Plumstead

Services will be amended to run between New Cross and Plumstead only, calling at all stations via Woolwich Arsenal. Buses are replacing trains between Plumstead and Dartford because of engineering work between these stations.

There will be no train service between London Cannon Street and Charlton via Greenwich. Buses will run between New Cross and Charlton, calling at Deptford, Greenwich, Maze Hill and Westcombe Park.

To get to New Cross, you need to use London Underground services from London Cannon Street to London Charing Cross and change for a Southeastern service to New Cross.

London Cannon Street - Orpington / Sevenoaks

Trains will not run. Alternative train services will be available between London Charing Cross and Orpington / Sevenoaks.

Your rail ticket will be valid on London Underground services between London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross.

Lewisham - Hither Green

As a result of the above alterations, there will be no train service between Lewisham and Hither Green. Your rail ticket will be valid on London Bus routes 225 and 273 between these stations.

Ticket acceptance

Your rail ticket will be accepted on the following services:

  • Docklands Light Railway between Greenwich and Lewisham. You will be able to change at Lewisham for train services to and from London Charing Cross.
  • London Underground services on any reasonable route between London Cannon Street and Canada Water / London Bridge
  • London Overground services between Canada Water and New Cross Gate - New Cross Gate station is a short walk away from New Cross.
  • London Underground between London Cannon Street and Southwark / Embankment / London Charing Cross

 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.